November 6, 2017

“Brides for a Cause” giving back to military brides

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Veteran’s Day is Saturday and one local business is giving back by offering military brides a free wedding dress. Brides for a […]
October 2, 2017

VA forms new family, caregiver and survivor advisory committee, names Sen. Elizabeth Dole as chair

VA announced the formation of the Veterans’ Family, Caregiver and Survivor Federal Advisory Committee as part of VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin’s commitment to supporting our […]
September 23, 2017

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 24, 2017, as Gold Star Mother’s and Family’s Day

GOLD STAR MOTHER’S AND FAMILY’S DAY, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION As […]
August 11, 2017

Veterans provide gift to relief nursery

Glenn Knox, Chef de Gare, commander of Lane County Voiture 80 presents $1,001 to Diane Hazen, executive director of the Family Relief Nursery. Members of the […]
August 2, 2017

Three job search resources for Veterans and military spouses

The U.S. economy is losing $1 billion a year to a single crisis: military spouse unemployment. According to the Chamber of Commerce, of the more than 600,000 individuals […]
July 28, 2017

VA caregiver support program resumes full operations

VA is resuming full operations of the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers. The resumption follows an April 17 decision to temporarily suspend certain clinical […]
July 24, 2017

Social Security Is There For Those Who Served Our Country

The men and women who served our country in the military can count on Social Security to be there for them throughout their lives. Active duty […]
July 12, 2017

Brides for a Cause donates to military brides

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A local nonprofit organization, Brides for a Cause, is giving free wedding dresses to military brides and first responders in a two […]
June 26, 2017

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.